Qualys VM Review

The GUI needs work, but the vulnerabilities are kept up to date.

What is most valuable?

The top one for me is that the vulnerabilities are kept up to date.

How has it helped my organization?

It has reduced the cost of ownership for the engineers who can launch scans on the customers’ networks.

What needs improvement?

I’m convinced it could be possible to do a simpler interface.

For how long have I used the solution?

I used it for about four years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There is an issue with the web browser, but it's not an issue with the product itself.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I switched due to the cost.

How was the initial setup?

It was simple because it's only used for external scans.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

You have to find the best solution regarding functions and cost.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

  • Tripwire
  • Nessus
  • Accunetix
  • OIpenvas

What other advice do I have?

  • Take your time
  • Study all the functionalities of the product
  • Try to set it up in a lab first before your production environment.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

6 & 7
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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